Adoptive parents are often asked a variety of personal questions about the adoption of their child, many of the questions are an invasion privacy.
The most insensitive question adoptive parents are asked has to be how much did your kid cost. You wouldn’t really ask how much it cost to buy a car or piece of furniture, so why on earth would anyone think that it is appropriate to ask how much child’s adoption cost? Children are priceless, there isn’t a return policy when you adopt a human being.
Even worse, many people will have the nerve to ask this rude question in front of the adoptive child. If a person insensitive asks this question in front of a child, you should definitely use one of our snappy comebacks and let the person know that they have crossed the line.
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Lila was asked how much her baby cost
Lila and her husband had always dreamed of becoming parents. After struggling with infertility, they decided to pursue adoption. They were thrilled when they were matched with a baby boy and began the process of bringing him home. However, Lila was not prepared for the insensitive comments she would receive as an adoptive mother. One day, while out shopping with her son, a stranger approached her and asked, “How much did he cost?” Lila was taken aback and felt hurt and frustrated by the comment. She knew that her son’s worth could not be measured by a price tag, and she wished that people could see adoption as a beautiful way to build a family rather than a transaction.
Despite the hurtful comment, Lila remained determined to be a strong advocate for her son. She knew that there would be many more insensitive comments and questions to come, but she was prepared to handle them with grace and dignity. She also made a conscious effort to educate others about adoption and to share her family’s story in the hopes of breaking down stereotypes and misconceptions. Lila knew that her son was a precious gift, and she was proud to be his mother, no matter what anyone else thought or said.
Over time, Lila’s efforts paid off. She began to receive more positive comments and support from friends, family, and even strangers. She also saw a shift in the way people talked about adoption, with more people recognizing it as a valid and beautiful way to build a family. Lila was grateful for the opportunity to be a mother and to share her story with others. She knew that her son was worth far more than any price tag, and she hoped that others would see the value in adoption as well.
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